Yellowjackets cause near disaster at Meridian wedding

Lisa McNeece

My husband Joel and I spent the weekend in Meridian at the wedding of Neshoba County Fair friends who are like family. They asked us several months ago to take pictures at their wedding.

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Through wind, rain & TV anchors, the ‘land mass’ we inhabit survives

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Not since comedian and later telethon impresario Jerry Lewis uttered his lowbrow slur of our state in 1968 has television stirred such a reaction in Mississippi as did the good folks at the Weather Channel in describing the possible landfall destination of Hurricane Isaac as the “land mass between New Orleans and Mobile.”

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Tegra Cannon

Tegra Turner cook

As a young teenager, Tegra Turner Cannon of Calhoun City, used to pretend to be a cooking show host, and her sister, Tympel, caught her once during the “taping” of one of her shows.

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Bruce, Vardaman, Calhoun Academy all ranked by Clarion Ledger

Hunter Harmon and the Calhoun Academy Cougars have run over their competition the first two weeks and into the top five in MAIS 8-man football. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Bruce, Vardaman and Calhoun Academy are all ranked among the top five in their respective classifications by the Clarion Ledger.
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Bruce Board awards pay raises, proposes $171,358 deficit budget

Steve Nelson

The Bruce Board of Aldermen voted 3-1 Monday night to grant pay raises for city employees and present a $171,358 deficit budget at a Sept. 4 public hearing.

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School Board officially adopts student drug testing policy with three stages of penalties

Mike Moore

The Calhoun County School Board adopted an official policy Monday night for drug testing high school students.

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Bruce drops in latest MPB Top 25 poll

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The Bruce Trojans dropped a few spots in the latest MPB statewide top 25 poll.

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Michael Ray Browning

Michael Ray Browning died on the day he was born, August 26, 2012 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.

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Blue Cross awards grant to Bruce for “Community Garden”

David Patterson with the Mississippi Food Network and Vonda Keon with the local food pantry collect soil for testing at the potential site for the new community garden. Photo by Carol Shoemaker

“Our Daily Bread Food Pantry” in Bruce has been awarded a $6,000 grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield to establish a community garden.

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Troy Gene Stewart

Troy Gene Stewart, Sr., 70, died August 24, 2012 at his home. He was born April 1, 1942 in Pine Valley. Graveside service will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Turkey Creek Cemetery in Water Valley with Rev. Frank Tedford officiating. He was retired from Calhoun County Maintenance, and was a member of Springdale Family Worship Center in Water Valley.

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